Geologists, ecologists, researchers and adventurers investigate how the changing climate is affecting one of America’s greatest wildernesses.
While the rock formations may seem arid and lifeless, the Grand Canyon is home to an astounding variety of creatures. In its mile-deep plunge, the Grand Canyon’s terrain ranges from conifer forest to desert, with river niches in between.
Extremely rare under-the-ice footage that reveals a complex and potentially dangerous side to the huge and often mysterious Arctic walrus.
Today, one of the best places to see some of the most unique plants and animals is the rainforest of eastern Australia. These misty woods are the dramatic setting for the NATURE program, Bower Bird Blues.
NATURE takes a close look at a familiar friend with an amazing capacity for love and learning in Extraordinary Dogs. Through heartwarming and intimate personal stories about individual dogs and their owners, this episode explores the world of dogs that go beyond “man’s best friend”.
This NATURE program, A Lemur’s Tale, opens a revealing window into life — and death — in a troop of these rare animals. Using painstakingly-gathered film, A Lemur’s Tale tells the bittersweet tale of baby ring-tailed lemurs, including an unusual near-albino infant named Sapphire, learning to survive in their treetop homes.
A venerated elephant trainer and several of his young trainees travel 1,500 miles from their homes to aid a beleaguered village in the northeastern state of Bengal
Pigs have become one of the most successful mammals on earth. Our film travels the globe to celebrate their fascinating lives.
Not much is known about how mandrills behave in the wild. With their vivid blue and red facial and rump accents, they are the most colorful mammals ever found in nature, but they are so shy, and they move so quickly across vast ranges of dense rainforest, that researchers have always had a very hard time following them.
Bill Haast, featured in the NATURE program Victims of Venom, has spent more than 50 years working with venomous snakes. Like many people, he became fascinated with snakes as a child. Unlike most, however, his fascination continued into adulthood.